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See Christchurch as it was before the Earthquake!
CityViewAR is an app that allows you to see the city as it was used to be.

Visitors to the Christchurch CBD area, especially on the Cashel Mall, Cathedral Square, or on the Red Zone Public Bus Visit, will be able to use the application on their Android mobile phones and use it to see virtual buildings overlaid on the real world where the real buildings used to be, and to access other information about a site such as photos and historical records.

For those who are not able to visit the site, the app will also provide an option to fake the user's location, running as if they are standing at the entrance of Cashel mall.

The software needs enough processing power and memory to run augmented reality view. And there are types of Android devices that might not meet this requirements.

The recommended devices for running AR view fluently might need to have:
- 1GHz+ CPU
- 512MB+ main memory (RAM)
- Preferably with 3.7+ inch screen

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Recently changed in this version

v1.5.2 with bug fix for some Android 4.x tablets.
You don't need to update if the app does not crash at launch.

v1.5.1 with bug fixes:
- More panorama pictures activated.
- Correct panorama sensor orientation (North and rolling direction)
- Enhanced search box behavior in the List view.
- Enhanced stability.

v1.5 with added features:
- Panorama images showing building damaged by the Earthquake
- Over 100 buildings with 3D models
- More viewpoints for viewing AR view

Comments and ratings for CityViewAR
  • (69 stars)

    by A Google User on 27/08/2012

    Sad reminder of all we have lost. Great use of tech.

  • (69 stars)

    by juiceloosner on 01/03/2012

    Hi Thanks for this fantastic app. Works great on my Desire HD. I'm in Sydney but was able to fake the position (great feature). Great to see real world useful applications for AR. AR has a bright future with geo aware developers like yourselves. . I love

  • (69 stars)

    by Bryce on 18/12/2011

    But was almost completely useless when I went to use it. The piece I most wanted was to hold up phone and see image of what buildings use to be there - I had it work once the entire time I was walking the opened up route to the square!

  • (69 stars)

    by Rebecca on 11/12/2011

    Great work, hitlab! Will be amazing to use this app in years to come

  • (69 stars)

    by Tristan on 09/12/2011

    Awesome work
    Great app, thanks for putting in the effort guys.

  • (69 stars)

    by RangiStar on 25/11/2011

    Wow this is so wicked!! I hope that this will get updates, I'm sure it will as more buildings are done. Maybe get to the burbs? Awesome work guys!!!

  • (69 stars)

    by Daryn on 09/11/2011

    Very cool
    Great walking down cashel st seeing what was there (whitcoulls etc).